Most bokken work is relatively slow. The fear of injury keeps practitioners from optimizing speed, intention, power, etc. Use of the fukuro shinai for training allows safe practice at full speed. With full intention, the energetic side of side work can be trained. Discover the difference between connection vs reaction time, etc. Over 90 minutes of material shot at a special "Shinai Training" seminar at Aikido Eastside in Bellevue, WA. This DVD set is the third in a series breaking down the principles at work in Aikido weapons . Starting with the “Kumitachi 1-5”, then the “Kumitachi 6 - 12”, and now the “Aikido Sword: Shinai Training”, this DVD puts high level sword technique within reach of any serious Aikido practitioner. Contains demonstration and lecture!